ATP makes executive promotions

ATP Oil & Gas Corp. promoted Leland E. Tate to president of the company. Tate served as chief operating officer since August 2000. Prior to joining ATP, he was president of ARCO North Africa.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, May 26 -- ATP Oil & Gas Corp. promoted Leland E. Tate to president of the company. Tate served as chief operating officer since August 2000. Prior to joining ATP, he was president of ARCO North Africa.

George R. Morris will assume the role of chief operating officer. He served as ATP's vice-president, acquisitions, in 2002-04 and after his return to ATP in 2007. From 2004-07, Morris was chief operating officer at Chroma Exploration & Production.

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